BrisConnections (A): The Vested Interests of an Australian Toll Road

Published 28 Apr 2014
Reference 5970
Region Other Regions
Length 35 page(s)
Language English

BrisConnections won the bid to construct the Airport Link toll road under a BOOT (Build, Own, Operate and Transfer) PPP model just as the global financial crisis took hold in 2008. Soon the project would take its place among a string of Australian toll road project failures.

Teaching objectives

To examine the public infrastructure fund model, the Australian public private partnership (PPP) toll road model, and the roles of various public and private stakeholders in the Airport Link project. To value the project and examine the assumptions underlying the model. To trace the impact of the project's failure and re-examine the project structure.

  • Project finance
  • Toll Road
  • Financial Crisis
  • Infrastructure Fund
  • Default
  • Underwriters
  • Public Private Partnership (PPP)
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Q31314